Augustus Baldwin Longstreet Edit Profile
Graduated from Yale, 1813. Attended Litchfield (Connecticut) Law School.
Admitted to bar, Richmond County, Georgia, 1815. Member Georgia Legislature, 1821. Circuit judge Superior Court of Georgia, 1822-1825.
Published humorous sketches called Georgia Scenes (1st of a literary genre in American), in newspapers, 1827-1830, in book form, 1835. Founder newspaper The Sentinel, Augusta, 1834-1836. Ordained to ministry Methodist Church, 1838.
President Emory College, 1839-1848. Member Methodist General Assembly in New York, 1844. President Centenary College, Jackson, Louisiana, 1849, U. Mississippi, 1849-1856, University of Southern California, 1857.
Author: Letters from Georgia to Massachusetts. Letters to Clergymen of Northern Methodist Church. Master William Mitten, 1864.
Member Georgia Legislature, 1821. Member Methodist General Assembly in New York, 1844.
Married Frances Parke, 1816.